True Grit: Handmade Textures & Halftones for Designers & Illustrators | Andrew Fairclough | Skillshare

True Grit: Handmade Textures & Halftones for Designers & Illustrators

Andrew Fairclough, Andrew Fairclough: Illustrator & Designer.

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14 Lessons (1h 11m)
    • 1. Introduction & Class Outline.

      2:06
    • 2. Materials, Equipment & Skills.

      1:20
    • 3. Technique 01. Dirty Strokes (AKA, 1st Grade Art Class)

      5:55
    • 4. Technique 02. 2D Origami (AKA Fun WIth Paper).

      4:09
    • 5. Technique 03. The Reverse Selfie (AKA Textures In Real Life).

      0:47
    • 6. Previewing Your Textures.

      1:19
    • 7. Adjusting Levels.

      4:07
    • 8. Converting To 50% Threshold.

      7:24
    • 9. Converting To Halftone Screen.

      13:00
    • 10. Poster Inspiration.

      2:03
    • 11. Distressing Your Art.

      7:18
    • 12. Masking & Blend Modes.

      11:53
    • 13. Adding Colour & Final Tweaks.

      8:10
    • 14. Thanks For Joining Me. Over To You!

      1:28
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Project Description

Create a set of handmade textures and apply them to a poster.

ASSIGNMENT

Part 1. of your assignment is to create a set of custom textures and halftones using the analogue and digital techniques discussed. 

Part 2. of your assignment is to create a poster either inspired by, or containing the title 'True Grit' then apply a selection of your texures to your poster. You can use illustration, typography or both in any style you like, it's a fairly open brief so have fun.

DELIVERABLES

  • Upload a set of 6-10 custom textures using the tecniques discussed.
  • Create a poster finspired by or using ther the words True Grit.
  • Upload your poster with your custom textures applied.

Don't forget to share your finished posters via Instagram and tag me @kindred_studio or #TRUEGRITTEXTURES and I'll periodically repost a few of my favourites.

Follow @kindred_studio

RESOURCES

For those of you a little pressed for time, you can download a layered PSD file of my TRUE GRIT class poster to practice distressing and applying your textures to. 

kindredstudio.net/skillshare-resources

You'll find the password in the closing credits of the final video.  

True-Grit-Poster-Final-900w.jpg

MUSIC

Music courtesy of Sunshine.

http://sunshinesucks.bandcamp.com/

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